The Adventures of Frank Merriwell

May 23, 1934 to June 4, 1949
138 episodes known to exist
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell was an adventure radio show which ran from May 23, 1934 to June 4, 1949. It starred Donald Briggs and Dolores Gillen, Lawson Zerby, Hal Studer, and Elaine Rost.
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
May 23, 1934 - May 23, 1934
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
1
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2
October 5, 1946 - June 4, 1949
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
137
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The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
May 23, 1934 - May 23, 1934
1 episodes known to exist
Stars: Donald Briggs and Dolores Gillen
Announcer: Harlow Wilcox
Music: John Winters
Producer/director: Joseph Mansfield
Creator: Burt L. Standish
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
May 23, 1934 
Frank Confesses in the Dark 
 
15:00 

 
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
October 5, 1946 - June 4, 1949
137 episodes known to exist
Stars: Lawson Zerby, Hal Studer, Elaine Rost
Announcer: Harlow Wilcox
Music: John Winters
Producer/director: Joseph Mansfield
Creator: Burt L. Standish
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 5, 1946 
The Riddle of the Wrong Answers 
aka: "Gambling Is The Devil's Pastime" 
29:46 

 
October 12, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
October 19, 1946 
The Clue of the Numbers 
 
29:33 

 
October 26, 1946 
The Mystery of the Shuttered House 
 
29:53 

 
November 2, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 9, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 16, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 23, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
November 30, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
10 
December 7, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
11 
December 14, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
12 
December 21, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
13 
December 28, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
14 
January 4, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
15 
January 11, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
16 
January 18, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
17 
January 25, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
18 
February 1, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
19 
February 8, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
20 
February 15, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
21 
February 22, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
22 
March 1, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
23 
March 8, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
24 
March 15, 1947 
The Big Top Adventure 
 
29:45 

 
25 
March 22, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
26 
March 29, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
27 
April 5, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
28 
April 12, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
29 
April 19, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
30 
April 26, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
31 
May 3, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
32 
May 10, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
33 
May 17, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
34 
May 24, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
35 
May 31, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
36 
June 7, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
37 
June 14, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
38 
June 21, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
39 
June 28, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
40 
July 5, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
41 
July 12, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
42 
July 19, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
43 
July 26, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
44 
August 2, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
45 
August 9, 1947 
The Riddle of the Dry Well 
 
29:47 

 
46 
August 16, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
47 
August 23, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
48 
August 30, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
49 
September 6, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
50 
September 13, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
51 
September 20, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
52 
September 27, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
53 
October 4, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
54 
October 11, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
55 
October 18, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
56 
October 25, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
57 
November 1, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
58 
November 8, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
59 
November 15, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
60 
November 22, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
61 
November 29, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
62 
December 6, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
63 
December 13, 1947 
Harris Heirloom 
 
29:49 

 
64 
December 20, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
65 
December 27, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
66 
January 3, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
67 
January 10, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
68 
January 17, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
69 
January 24, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
70 
January 31, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
71 
February 7, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
72 
February 14, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
73 
February 21, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
74 
February 28, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
75 
March 6, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
76 
March 13, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
77 
March 20, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
78 
March 27, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
79 
April 3, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
80 
April 10, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
81 
April 17, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
82 
April 24, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
83 
May 1, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
84 
May 8, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
85 
May 15, 1948 
Ballot Box Mystery 
 
29:47 

 
86 
May 22, 1948 
Mystery of the Iron Door 
 
29:48 

 
87 
May 29, 1948 
The Missing Mascot 
 
29:47 

 
88 
June 5, 1948 
The Stolen Masterpiece 
 
29:49 

 
89 
June 12, 1948 
Tap Day 
 
29:50 

 
90 
June 19, 1948 
The Thunderstorm Mystery 
 
28:51 

 
91 
June 26, 1948 
The Unreasonable Aunt 
 
29:46 

 
92 
July 3, 1948 
The Unwelcome Rescue 
 
29:36 

 
93 
July 10, 1948 
The Mystery of the Millionaire's Yacht 
 
29:49 

 
94 
July 17, 1948 
The Midnight Crimes 
 
29:39 

 
95 
July 24, 1948 
Sold At Auction 
 
29:49 

 
96 
July 31, 1948 
The Secret of the Old Mill 
 
29:48 

 
97 
August 7, 1948 
The Mystery of the Wax Museum 
 
29:29 

 
98 
August 14, 1948 
The Five Mile Race 
 
29:45 

 
99 
August 21, 1948 
The Mystery of the Blue Cane 
 
29:27 

 
100 
August 28, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
101 
September 4, 1948 
Magic Lantern Mystery 
 
29:49 

 
102 
September 11, 1948 
The Live Ghost 
 
29:48 

 
103 
September 18, 1948 
The Pigskin Problem 
Ending cut 
28:42 

 
104 
September 25, 1948 
The Professor's Decision 
 
29:38 

 
105 
October 2, 1948 
The Ransomed Football 
 
29:44 

 
106 
October 9, 1948 
The Yale Bulldog 
 
29:40 

 
107 
October 16, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
108 
October 23, 1948 
Mystery of the Missing Records 
 
29:53 

 
109 
October 30, 1948 
The Blundering Sophomores 
Opening cut 
28:30 

 
110 
November 6, 1948 
The Doubtful Alibi 
 
29:51 

 
111 
November 13, 1948 
The Front Page Story 
 
29:44 

 
112 
November 20, 1948 
The Senior Dinner 
 
29:54 

 
113 
November 27, 1948 
The Surprise Play 
 
29:56 

 
114 
December 4, 1948 
The Duplicate Dean 
 
27:43 

 
115 
December 11, 1948 
The Bench Warmer 
 
29:35 

 
116 
December 18, 1948 
The Quarantine 
 
29:48 

 
117 
January 1, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Show of 12-25-48 Pre-empted for Christmas Special 
30:00 

 
118 
January 8, 1949 
Gold Fever 
 
29:35 

 
119 
January 15, 1949 
Snow Trap 
 
29:38 

 
120 
February 5, 1949 
The Rival Captain 
 
29:52 

 
121 
February 12, 1949 
Green Hill 
 
29:43 

 
122 
February 19, 1949 
Kid Brother Trouble 
 
30:00 

 
123 
February 26, 1949 
Incriminating Papers 
 
29:51 

 
124 
March 5, 1949 
Championship Game 
 
29:51 

 
125 
March 12, 1949 
Danger in the River 
 
29:50 

 
126 
March 19, 1949 
The Boomerang Pitch 
 
29:27 

 
127 
March 26, 1949 
Unexpected Game 
 
29:32 

 
128 
April 2, 1949 
April Shower 
 
29:31 

 
129 
April 9, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
130 
April 16, 1949 
Urgent Errand 
 
29:41 

 
131 
April 23, 1949 
The Test Game 
 
30:00 

 
132 
April 30, 1949 
The Vagabond Pitcher 
 
29:45 

 
133 
May 7, 1949 
The Sawdust Adventure 
 
29:54 

 
134 
May 14, 1949 
The Loser's Challenge 
 
28:59 

 
135 
May 21, 1949 
The Disappearing Runner 
 
28:32 

 
136 
May 28, 1949 
Frank Merriwell's Promise 
 
29:51 

 
137 
June 4, 1949 
Mystery Man 
Final Show of the Series 
29:54 

 
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